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About School's Out Charters
School's Out Charters offers small group and exclusive boat tours on Cayuga Lake. All Tours are PRIVATE! We specialize in Winery Tours! This is the ultimate way to enjoy the wineries. No crowded cattle buses, no traffic, just a leisurely cruise on the lake combined with tastings at some of the best wineries in the Finger Lakes. Book us for an intimate customized sunset cruise or a party. Our boat accommodates from 2-6 people. School's Out Charters - the anti-limo.Established in 2009, the owners of School's Out Charters took the burgeoning winery tourism market on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail and combined it with boat cruises to produce the ultimate vehicle to conduct wine tours. Our love for the lake and it's surrounding areas allow us the opportunity to share this passion for the natural beauty of the finger lakes with all of our customers.
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Daryn G wrote a review Sep 2021
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Rick was an absolute blast! My family and I originally chartered his boat to enjoy the day on the water. What we ended up getting was an incredible history lesson on the area and many laughs with the captain. He provided great recommendations on wineries in the area and had amazing knowledge on wine in general. He turned a fun boat day into an experience my family will never forget. I can't recommend 'School's Out Charters' enough!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Amanda S wrote a review Sep 2021
New York City, New York3 contributions1 helpful vote
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This exceeded my expectations! The boat was clean and timely. We had 4 friends and Captain Rick on board and it was comfortable. The wineries were fabulous!!! Captain Rick was fun and funny and accommodating and knowledgeable and we felt safe. All-in-all I would go again and I’d highly recommend to others. It’s worth it!!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Linda M wrote a review Aug 2021
Sicklerville, New Jersey4 contributions
Great trip, interesting tour of the history and real estate of the lake, and puppy friendly! Thanks for the local tips and relaxing trip around Cayuga on your pristine boat!
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Jess F wrote a review Jul 2021
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We had such an amazing time. Captain Rick took us on a four hour winery tour via boat. It was amazing, he put on whatever music we requested. His boat was in perfect condition and a lovely size for our group of 5. We were celebrating a bachelorette. We went to Long Point Winery and Sheldrake. Both were amazing amazing experiences. Rick was also half boat captain, half wine guru. He had a lot of knowledge of each winery and the wines they offer. We had such a blast and it was such the perfect day. Thanks Rick!
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Date of experience: July 2021
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NewYorkJM wrote a review Jul 2021
Syracuse, New York46 contributions39 helpful votes
We toured with Captain Rick in 2013. We came back and enjoyed a beautiful day on Cayuga Lake yesterday with 4 friends. Stop one was at Longpoint winery for a delicious lunch and a wine tasting. Our second and final stop was Sheldrake winery for a VIP wine tasting with cheese pairing. Wines at both were wonderful. Thank you Captain Rick for fun day. We won't wait 8 years to return.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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